American Airlines restores schedule after glitch endangers thousands of flights
Over 12,000 flights were affected after a glitch allowed pilots to cancel their assignments on July 2, 2022.
"As a result of this technical glitch, certain trip trading transactions were able to be processed when it shouldn’t have been permitted," the company’s spokesperson told CNBC.
As for early July 3, the “vast majority” of the flights that got cancelled due to the glitch have been restored, the airline said.
The glitch could have caused additional chaos during already busy summer travel season and the wake of 4th of July weekend.
According to Wall Street Journal, Allied Pilots Association (APA), the trade union of American Airlines (A1G) (AAL) pilots, said the pilots whose flights were affected will be compensated by the company.
The airline had to offer pilots 200% their regular wage to restore regular schedules, with the total damages to the company reportedly reaching $10 million.
Lima airport: truck hit by plane was part of coordinated drill; pilots arrested
The operators of Lima Airport, where a LATAM Airbus A320neo collided with a fire truck over the weekend, have provided a...
LOT Polish airlines passenger in custody after charging toward cockpit door
A passenger on a LOT Polish Airlines flight has been taken into custody after charging toward the cockpit door and causi...
Finnair cancels 100 flights departing from Helsinki Airport due to staff strike
Finnair has been forced to cancel 100 flights departing from #HelsinkiAirport following “illegal” cabin crew...